aVLAM9X1p Intensive Care Medicine - lecture

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2025
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
prof. MUDr. Vladimír Šrámek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Roman Gál, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Petr Štourač, Ph.D., MBA, FESAIC (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Ivan Čundrle, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Jana Čerňanová (lecturer)
MUDr. Petr Dominik (lecturer)
MUDr. Dominik Fabián (lecturer)
MUDr. Hana Harazim, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Jan Hruda, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Kamil Hudáček (lecturer)
MUDr. Jan Hudec (lecturer)
MUDr. Martin Janků (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Jozef Klučka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Tomáš Korbička (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Martina Kosinová, Ph.D., FESAIC (lecturer)
MUDr. Milan Kratochvíl (lecturer)
MUDr. Ivo Křikava, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Jan Maláska, Ph.D., EDIC (lecturer)
MUDr. Tereza Prokopová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Michaela Richtrová (lecturer)
MUDr. Jan Stašek (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Pavel Suk, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Roman Štoudek (lecturer)
MUDr. Václav Vafek (lecturer)
MUDr. Kamil Vrbica (lecturer)
MUDr. Tereza Bönischová (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Marek Fencl, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Martin Helán, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Ondřej Hrdý (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Miloš Chobola, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Eva Klabusayová, DESAIC (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Martina Klincová, DESAIC (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Marek Kovář (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Tereza Kramplová (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Marek Lukeš (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Petrana Relovská (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Tamara Skříšovská, DESAIC (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Martin Slezák (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Eva Straževská (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Pavel Štětka (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Lucie Štětková (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Michaela Ťoukálková (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Martin Vavřina (seminar tutor)
Petra Čutová (assistant)
Lenka Dobrovolná (assistant)
Mgr. Pavlína Kosíková (assistant)
Irena Vaďurová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. MUDr. Jan Maláska, Ph.D., EDIC
Department of Paediatric Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine – Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno (paediatric medicine) – Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: doc. MUDr. Jan Maláska, Ph.D., EDIC
Supplier department: Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care – Institutions shared with St. Anne's Faculty Hospital – Faculty of Medicine (33,00 %), Department of Anaestesiology and Intensive Care Medicine – Joint workplaces with the University Hospital Brno - workplaces of the Bohunice and Mater. Hospital – Faculty of Medicine (34,00 %), Department of Paediatric Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine – Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno (paediatric medicine) – Faculty of Medicine (33,00 %)
Prerequisites (in Czech)
aVLFA0822p Pharmacology II - lec. && aVLCH0832c Surgery II - practice && aVLDI7X1c Diagn.imaging methods- pr. && aVLOT7X1c Otorhinolaryngology - practice
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to understand the basics of intensive care medicine. Lecture consist of ethiology, diagnostics and treatment of most frequent critical conditions. The specific management of critically ill will be explained, including mechanical ventilation and advanced cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Learning outcomes
On the end of the course the student will be able to perform basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation and and will understand how to perform advance cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The student will be able to asses the critical ill patient.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS). Foreign Body Airway Obstruction Algorithm (FBAO) Defibrillation (Principles, indications). BLS + AED algorithm (Automatic External Defibrillator) Airway management Advanced Life Support Algorithm (ALS) ALS - Bradycardia Algorithm ALS - Tachycardia Algorithm Drugs for ALS (Indication, dosing, routes of drug administration). Post-resuscitation Care Reversible causes of cardiac arrest - 4H & 4 T (management during ALS). PEA (Pulseless Electrical Activity) Respiratory Failure (Background, classification). Oxygen Therapy (Equipment, indication, specific situation (COPD, ACS)) Principles of Artificial Ventilation (Invasive+Non-invasive) ARDS (Oxygenation Failure) Severe COPD a asthma (Ventilatory Failure) Circulatory Failure – Shock (Definition, types, management and monitoring) Vasoactive drugs (vasopressors, inotropes). Fluid Therapy (Crystalloids, Colloids) Arrhythmias in ICU (Diagnostics, drugs, cardioversion, cardiac pacing) Acute Heart Failure. Cardiogenic Shock Sepsis. Septic Shock Anaphylactic Shock. Obstructive Shock (Massive Pulmonary Embolism) Hemorrhagic Shock (Blood Products Therapy). Massive Bleeding (Life-Threatening Hemorrhage) Disorders of Consciousness (Definition, differential diagnostics, management). Seizures Acid-Base Disorders (Approach, definitions, simple disorders, therapy). Electrolytes Disorders (Hyperkalemia, hypo- and hypernatremia) Nutrition in Intensive Care Acute Renal Failure -Acute Kidney Injury (Renal Replacement Therapy (IHD x CRRT)) Acute Liver Failure (Approach, differential diagnostics and management) Hospital Acquired Infection (Definition). Principles of ABX (Antibiotics) treatment in Intensive Care Severe Brain Trauma (Brain edema, Intracranial Hypertension, Donor Program -principles) Severe Trauma-Polytrauma (Approach and management) Poisoning (General approach, eliminations, antidotes). Alcohols, CO and Acetaminophen poisoning
    required literature
  • Perkins GD, Handley AJ e al. Adult basic life support and automated external defibrillation section Collaborators. European Resuscitation Council Guidelines for Resuscitation 2015: Section 2. Resuscitation.2015 Oct;95:81-99.
  • Soar J, Nolan Jpet al. Adult advanced life support section Collaborators. European Resuscitation Council Guidelines for Resuscitation 2015: Section 3. Adult advanced life support. Resuscitation. 2015 Oct;95:100-47
  • ABC of intensive care. Edited by Graham Nimmo - Mervyn Singer. 2nd ed. Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Blackwell Pub., 2011, xi, 76. ISBN 9781405178037. info
  • Oxford Handbook of Critical Care, Mervyn Singer, Andrew Webb,26 Mar 2009, 704 pages, ISBN-10: 0199235333
    recommended literature
  • Oh's intensive care manual. Edited by Andrew D. Bersten - Neil Soni. 7th ed. [S.l.]: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2014, xix, 1242. ISBN 9780702047626. info
  • Oxford Textbook of Critical Care, Edited by Andrew Webb, Derek Angus, Simon Finfer, Luciano Gattinoni, and Mervyn Singer, Published: 26 May 2016, 1,960 Pages, ISBN: 9780199600830
Teaching methods
Lectures are obliged. The main teaching method is with a support of PPT.
Assessment methods
final classification: oral exam and writtent test – condition to pass the exam is credit of Intensive care medicine – practice.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 30.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses

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The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, autumn 2018, spring 2019, autumn 2019, spring 2020, autumn 2020, spring 2021, autumn 2021, spring 2022, autumn 2022, spring 2023, autumn 2023, spring 2024, autumn 2024.
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